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Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:  In Travel Nursing, it seems like a great idea work with more than one recruiter — or is it? Can I work with one than one recruiter? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:  Many seasoned travelers use multiple recruiters (often even three or four). The best way to approach this is [...]

Aloha, Travel Nurses

Aloha, Travel Nurses

Many Travel Nurses feel the allure of taking an assignment in Hawaii. The opportunity to live and work however temporarily in paradise is a perfect example of why Travel Nursing is such an exciting, rewarding career path. Just think of all the island adventures up for grabs! Boating, surfing, sightseeing — oh my! Travel Nursing [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: We are a husband and wife nurse team looking forward to starting our travel nursing careers upon the graduation of our second nurse daughter. One of us is ER and the other is Med Surg. My biggest concern is: Will the hospital will be willing to coordinate our schedules — [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I get a ton of emails asking this, but always feel a bit defensive of the profession of travel nursing when I respond. I suppose that is because I look back on a [...]

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

Travel Nurses are always up for an adventure. That’s just one reason why I can’t imagine a better fit for FOX’s new reality series, Utopia, than a Travel Nurse. The concept of Fox’s Utopia is based around the question: “Can a perfect world be created?” It is based upon a hit Dutch television show by [...]

Travel Nurse Taxes

Travel Nurse Taxes

The April 15 deadline for filing federal taxes is swiftly approaching. Travel Nurse taxes can seem a bit daunting especially if you are just starting out and it’s your first year mastering getting them filed. Here are some tips for handling your 2013 Travel Nurse taxes: Get an Extension If you are just now thinking [...]

How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

Nearly everybody faces on-the-job stress, but it can be especially rough on healthcare professionals. There are such high stakes to the outcome of a Travel Nurse’s work and performance that it is totally understandable to get stressed from time to time. But you can’t let stress get the better of you! Here are 5 tips [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to college soon for nursing and I hope to become a Travel Nurse after a year of hospital experience. I have a few questions about how I can prepare: Is it easy to make friends with other nurses? What are some skills that will benefit me in [...]

How to Find a Travel Nurse Recruiter

How to Find a Travel Nurse Recruiter

Finding a solid recruiter for your Travel Nursing career is absolutely essential to your success. This individual is your gateway to assignments and to the lifestyle and professional accomplishments you desire. Some agencies now offer recruiter pages, where you can search through their recruiters’ profiles that featuring personal and professional info. This can help you [...]

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

Many Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, but for nurses it’s especially important. Studies show that sleep-deprived nurses are more likely to make errors or poor clinical decisions on the job — which can literally be a matter of life or death. According to a January 2014 article in the American Journal of Critical Care, nurses [...]